Camp Aquino, Tarlac City – Combined elements of the 91st Infantry Battalion and 84th Infantry Battalion of the Joint Task Force Kaugnay recovered enemy documents, paraphernalia, and war materiel in Barangay Minuli, Carranglan, Nueva Ecija, around 3:00 in the morning of January 20, 2022.
Maj. Gen. Andrew Costelo, Northern Luzon Command’s (NoLCom) Acting Commander, disclosed that the enemy documents, paraphernalia, and war materiel were discovered following a tip-off from concerned residents of Barangay Minuli in Carranglan, Nueva Ecija.
“Based on the report from Joint Task Group (JTG) Agila Commander Col. Joseph Norwin Pasamonte, combined elements from the 91st Infantry Battalion under Lt. Col. Reandrew Rubio and 84th Infantry Battalion under Lt. Col. Enrico Gil Ileto, were conducting peace and security efforts when concerned residents who are victims of the lies, deceptions, and terroristic activities of the communist terrorists revealed the location of the enemy documents and war materiel,” said Maj. Gen. Costelo.
In a statement, JTG Commander Col. Pasamonte disclosed that the following items were discovered from the area: one (1) Canon printer, 79 rounds of Caliber 45 ammunition, two (2l packs of bond paper, five (5) inks ( two black, one blue, one red, one yellow and one pink), 37 pieces Communist leaflets, two (2) staplers, one (1) ruler, four (4) syringes, and a cutter.
“The communist terrorists’ subversive documents, paraphernalia, and war materiel were brought to Headquarters 91IB, for proper disposition and documentation,” said Col. Pasamonte. He also commended the troops for another accomplishment and directed them to heighten their efforts in sustaining their momentum to eliminate the remaining members of the Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) in their area of operations.
Meanwhile, Commander of JTF Kaugnay and NoLCom’s Acting Commander Maj. Gen. Costelo said that “the series of accomplishments of the troops on the ground is a result of the unwavering support of the local government units and the Filipino people who have gone tired of the ploys and deceptions of the communist terrorist group.”
“Your defenders of the North will remain committed in their sworn mandate that peace and development will continue to prosper in North and Central Luzon,” Maj. Gen. Costelo added.